Free Tech Savvy Seniors workshops

Published on 30 October 2023

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MidCoast Libraries are presenting a series of workshops across the region to help seniors become more technology savvy.

Join us at free face-to-face Tech Savvy Seniors sessions in November and learn how to navigate your smartphone, tablet or laptop.

Workshops will include one-on-one sessions that are tailored to your individual needs and will help you gain confidence navigating your device.

Topics covered could include making and receiving calls, adding or accessing contacts or apps, sending texts, emails, messages or photos and accessing the internet. You will discover all those little things that make using your smartphone easier. 

Group workshops provide people the chance to learn from others’ experiences and will help you gain confidence and navigate the language of new technology. These sessions include introduction to laptop, email and e-services sessions. They will teach you the basics of your laptop, the basics of navigating email and how to navigate library e-services such as hoopla, Libby and BorrowBox.

One-on-one sessions:

  • Wingham Library, Friday 10 November, 10:30am - 5pm
  • Forster Library, Wednesday 15 November, 12:30pm - 5pm
  • Tea Gardens Library, Friday, 17 November, 10am - 4:30pm
  • Taree Library, Monday 20 November, 10:30am - 5pm
  • Taree Library, Tuesday, 28 November, 10:30am - 1:30pm
  • Gloucester Library, Wednesday 22 November, 10:30am - 4:15pm
  • Hallidays Point Library, Friday 24 November, 10:30am - 4:30pm
  • Nabiac Library, Tuesday 28 November, 3pm - 5pm

Introduction to Laptops:

  • Forster Library, Wednesday 15 November, 9:30am - 12pm

Introduction to Email:

  • Harrington Library, Monday, 27 November, 9am - 11:30am

Introduction to Library e-Services:  

  • Harrington Library, Monday 27 November, 11:30am to 1pm.

You will need to bring your own device to all workshops.

Bookings are essential, please phone your local library,or visit www.midcoastlibraries.com.au/events for more information.

Tech Savvy Seniors is a NSW Government initiative in partnership with Telstra and the State Library of NSW.